Alan Friedman has not only a passion for astronomy, but also a remarkable gift for photography. It is this blend that has resulted in some truly stunning images.
Take for example this latest image of the sun, it is uttely breathtaking … (click the image to see a larger copy) …
A section of the solar disk recorded in 30mph winds at the Winter Star Party on West Summerland Key. The massive detached prominence was visible for hours. Skies were quite steady despite the wind.
You might also like to check out some of his other amazing pictures here.